WBHS Cookies Policy
this policy when you first visit our website. Then again after each 30 day period
passes. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of
cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2. About Cookies
2.1. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent
by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is
then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
2.2. Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie
will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless
deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will
expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
2.3. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user,
but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information
stored in and obtained from cookies.
2.4. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate
different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
3. Analytics Cookies
3.1. We use Google Analytics to analyse and collect usage data from our site.
3.2. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about
whitleybayhighschool.org usage by means of cookies.
3.3. This analytics service uses the following cookies that will be stored on your
computer: _ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmz, __utmv, __utmx and
3.4. The information generated relating to whitleybayhighschool.org is used to create
reports about the way in which you the user interacts and uses our site.
4. Blocking Cookies
4.1. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
4.1.1. In Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie
handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options",
"Privacy" and then "Advanced".
4.1.2. In Firefox (version 36) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options",
"Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop‐down
menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites".
4.1.3. In Chrome (version 41), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise
and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and
"Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under
the "Cookies" heading.
4.2. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
4.3. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
5. Deleting Cookies
5.1. You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
5.1.1. In Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you
can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en‐
5.1.2. In Firefox (version 36), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options"
and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop‐
down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies".
5.1.3. In Chrome (version 41), you can delete all cookies by accessing the
"Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced
settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site
and plug‐in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
5.2. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
5.3. If you delete cookies, you will not be able to use our website to its full potential.
6. Our Details
6.1. This website is owned and operated by Whitley Bay High School
6.2. School contact information is available on the school website homepage
7. Further information
7.1. More detailed information regarding the EU directive on cookies please visit the following
website below http://cookiestatement.eu/